Thermal influence of steel posts on the ground temperature regime during the winter - a field experiment

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada; no. 373
Physical description13 p.
AbstractFrost heaving around footings of transmission towers is thought to be aggravated by excessive heat withdrawal from the soil by the steel superstructures. The study described in this report is a first attempt to assess the severity of the problem under relatively simple conditions and was undertaken in response to inquiries by designers.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number7996
NPARC number20386556
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Record created2012-07-25
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